Saturday, August 30, 2008

The Anthology Of Fantasy and the Supernatural - Stephen Jones and David Sutton

A collection from a fantasy magazine edited by the editors of the book, basically. Not too bad.
It also includes some artwork, Dave Carson's particularly interesting. Perhaps these are 'best of'
artworks from the mag, too. A nice added touch.

Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : Child of an Ancient City - Tad Williams
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : The Cutty Black Sow - Thomas F. Monteleone
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : Treason in Zagadar [Kull] - Adrian Cole
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : Fatal Age - Nancy Holder
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : The Mouths of Light - Ramsey Campbell
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : scribbled graffiti - David J. Schow
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : The Storyteller's Tale - Brian M. Stableford
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : The Big Game - Nicholas Royle
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : The Cat in the Wall - Alex Stewart
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : The Shadow Queen - Anne Goring
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : The Waldteufel Affair - Brian Mooney
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : Up Yours Federico - Parke Godwin
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : Foul Moon Over Sticklespine Lane - Andrew Darlington
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : The Star Weave of Snorgrud Sunbreath - Mike Chandler
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : Pele - Melanie Tem
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : Alchemist's Gold - William Thomas Webb
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : The Horror Writer - Allen Ashley
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : The Healing Game - Laurence Staig
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : The Love-Gift - Josepha Sherman
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : A New Lease - David Riley
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : A Fly on the Wall - H. J. Cording
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : At Diamond Lake - William F. Nolan
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : Satan Claws - Randall D. Larson
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : The Maiden and the Minstrel - Dallas Clive Goffin
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : Sight Unseen - Jean-Daniel Brèque
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : The Malspar Sigil - David Andreas
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : Cracking - Steve Green
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : Angel Combs - Steve Rasnic Tem
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : The Waters of Knowing - S. M. Stirling
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : Just a Visitor at Twilight - Charles Wagner
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : And Make Me Whole - Joel Lane
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : The Last Child of Masferigon - Darrell Schweitzer & John Gregory Betancourt
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : Silent Scream - Samantha Lee
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : Store Wars - Garry Kilworth
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : Daddy - Earl Godwin
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : The Dark Fantastic - Adam Nichols
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : The View - Michael Marshall Smith
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : The Salesman and the Travelling Farmer's Daughter - C. Bruce Hunter
Giant Book of Fantasy and the Supernatural : And the Spirit That Stands by the Naked Man - Peter Dennis Pautz

Sad stories say so much, says the vamp.

4


Hogfather mistake not good.

3


A Kull pastiche taking the Three Men Sat beginning from an unfinished tale. One of Kull's generals is investigating the military situation in an outlying part of his realm. Necromancy, lizard men, and a traitor, not to mention a Cthulhoid summong await Kull, Brule and the Red Slayers. Not too bad at all.

3.5


Poison pizza party.

2.5


Cave snack.

3.5


Punk death haunting.

3


Slave escape run.

3


Sadopron's a living, just not much of one.

3.5


Good moggie, bad pussy.

3.5


Bulldusted.

3


Castle werewolfenstein.

3.5


Smart bulls a good bet.

4.5


Girl's monster bits.

2


Guilty dodger's dragon death empowerment deal.

4


Volcano goddess takes boyfriend on permanent loan.

3.5


Atheist scientist unbelieved.

3.5


Mistress makes master of men, but must be paid.

4


God squad program just the opposite.

3.5


Power grab boomerang.

3.5


Boxed diner.

3


Two things you'd say to someone who finds a djinn and wishes to be an insect.
1. You're a fracking idjit.
2. Mortein really does work as well as advertised.

3.5


Replace Diamond, with Crystal, and you get the idea.

3.5


Old Nick St Nick 1, garden variety Nick 0.

3.5


Three songs, a shag and a slope.

3


Nobody notices me, this can really hurt.

3.5


Sneaky artifact dealings.

2.5


Old rhymes working is not good.

3.5


Nasty pieces of these, wish I could chuck 'em out.

3


God-King transference betrayal shenanigans.

3.5


Deathly black eyes.

3.5


Who are those little guys, anyway?

3

Godson?

2.5


Next time, choose cremation.

3


Are You Being Served? Shotguns, fourth floor. Deathtraps, swords and poison, second floor.

4


Fast life cycle.

4

Rocky explorations.

3

Just scored a killer flat.

3.5


Snow girl grab.

3


Women photogenic in that way are rather rare.

3.5





3.5 out of 5

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